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Henceforward… – Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guilford

Writer and Director:  Alan Ayckbourn Reviewer: Steve Turner Thirty years on from receiving the Evening Standard ‘Best Comedy’ award, this  Ayckbourn has lost none of the humour that gained it the award, however, the reason for the laughter has changed. Where 30 years ago the idea that one might be bugged by the constant ringing of mobile phones and video ...

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Henceforward – New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Writer/Director: Alan Ayckbourn Reviewer: Carol Lovatt Henceforward is a dark, clever and uncompromising story about the interplay between humans and machines. Set in the studio of a deep and artistic man, Jerome, a father, a musician and a tortured soul, it focuses on his quest to win back his estranged daughter from her dominant and caustic mother and the depths ...

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Dirty Dancing – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Choreographer: Kate Champion Reviewer: Dan English   Forget your foxtrots as this dazzlingly sizzling production of Dirty Dancing delights audiences at Canterbury’s Marlowe Theatre as part of its tour. The production, directed by Sarah Tipple, is a toe-tapping retelling of one of the most iconic films ever made. It’s a love story with dancing ...

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Dirty Dancing – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Sarah Tipple Reviewer: Marina Spark The stage adaptation of the iconic 1980s movie has mambo’d into Plymouth’s Theatre Royal this week in true chick flick style. With lashings of flair, heaps of style and just the right amount of hip thrusting, this show is bound to please fans of the movie. The stage is pretty bare, ...

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The Snow Queen – The Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

Written: Georgia Pritchett Directed: Sarah Tipple Reviewer: Rosanna Sloan Adapted from Hans Christian Andersen’s much loved fairy tale that has spawned many popular adaptations, including the record breaking Disney film Frozen, The Snow Queen is a fantastic tale of adventure, as one girl summons the courage to rescue her best friend from the terrible Snow Queen. Georgia Pritchett’s adaptation does ...

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